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  • "Vice President Joe Biden rolled up the sleeves of his white shirt and told dozens of [Louisville's] GE Appliances and Lighting employees Monday that the federal government’s stimulus package has been good for their company and country. The Democratic vice president took a shot at critics of the $862 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which Republican U.S. Senate nominee Rand Paul has used as a favored example of excessive government spending."[Bluegrass Politics]
  • "All seven buildings making up the Iron Quarter along West Main Street were unanimously declared local landmarks Monday evening by the city's Historic Landmarks and Preservation Districts Commission." [Courier-Journal]
  • "If the election in November is a referendum on Mayor Jerry Abramson, it’s pretty clear that Republican Hal Heiner and Democrat Greg Fischer are on opposite ends of the spectrum." [LEO Weekly]
  • "The organizers of the HullabaLOU music festival say they’re counting on late-minute ticket purchases to drive up attendance. The three-day event will be held at Churchill Downs in one month, and about 40 thousand tickets have been sold. Churchill Downs Entertainment president Steve Sexton says he’s pleased with that number, but expects more tickets to be sold right before or during the festival." [WFPL]
  • Car Free Happy Hour 5:30 to 8 p.m. tonight at Dragon King's Daugher (1126 Bardstown Road) [Broken Sidewalk]

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About Zach Everson

I'm the travel news/travel buzz editor at MapQuest. Previously, I was a freelance writer, contributing to The Wall Street Journal, Air Canada's enRoute, USA Today, Condé Nast Traveller, BlackBook, Curbed, Gridskipper, Deadspin, and Fox News. I also was the founding editor of Eater Louisville and the director of content and editorial strategy for Louisville.com.

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